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Work experience

United Kingdom

Our Work Experience Programme

ybsm training academy, east LondonAs part of our support to our clients we offer the Accounting Work Placement, providing practical accounting work experience in London to help consolidate what you have learnt from our training.

During the accounting work placement, you will take the role of an accounts assistant and will be shadowing a chartered certified accountant and working on live client accounts. The duties you get involved with will be based on the trainings you attended with us.


You will be involved in accountancy duties including, but not limited to:-

- Nominal ledgers, Sales and Purchase ledgers,

- Adjustments, Journals and Bank reconciliation,

- Preparation of Profit & Loss, Trial Balance and Balance Sheet,

- Taxation including VAT, Corporation Tax, Income Tax,

- Setting up and managing Excel spreadsheets,

- Setting up new staff records and running payroll,

- Accounting, Payroll and general admin duties.


The work placement is vital for accounting students who lack practical work experience.

Please note:

1. All the accounting work placements are unpaid and are available to provide practical experience in accountancy. However, rewards can be discussed if absolutely necessary.

2. The minimum commitment is one fixed day per week, between the hours of 10am to 4pm.

3. The work placement opportunity is only available to individuals who have attended applicable training sessions with YBSM Training Academy.

4. If you would like to apply for the Accounting Work Experience or any of our courses please complete the training application form and return it to us by e-mail or post as soon as possible.

5. YBSM Training Academy is happy to provide a reference on successful completion of the work placement.